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Mozilla Pays for a Shield From Software Patents, Free Software Proponents Cautiously Sceptical

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http://techrights.org – Direct link Summary: Mozilla joins the OIN (Open Invention Network) as a licensee and some well-known figures in the Free software world have gentle criticism QUESTIONS about the methodology of the OIN withstanding, Keith and the OIN have done some commendable things to defend GNU/Linux from Microsoft patents [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]. This must be why Windows/RAND proponents like Microsoft Florian hate the OIN so much and spend a lot of time bashing it. Mozilla, a US-based company/foundation, has been expressing concerns about software patents for a few years now. The subject came up this ye (General)